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50 Things to Experience

List of 51 items.

  • 1

    Reach the top of the climbing wall in P.E.
  • 2

    Team up on Buddy Field Day
  • 3

    Write, direct, and film a video in the Digital Media Studio
  • 4

    Give an Upwords speech on a Graland Guiding Principle
  • 5

    Share your western story at the Kindergarten Rodeo Assembly

  • 6

    Learn about Alzheimer's and honor a loved one with a memory box
  • 7

    Be an archaeologist on the Mesa Verde Trip
  • 8

    Huddle up on a Graland athletic team
  • 9

    Run, laugh, play at recess every day
  • 10

    Persuade "delegates" in the Continental Congress
  • 11

    Be a part of the torch ceremony with your buddy during the Unified Neighborhood Games
  • 12

    Track the "Great Pumpkin" clues for a sweet surprise!
  • 13

    Join the Rock Band
  • 14

    Get inducted into the Newbery Hall of Fame by reading award-winning books
  • 15

    Take a selfie with the Graland Eagle mascot
  • 16

    Connect with your classmates during morning meeting
  • 17

    Be inspired, because your teacher understands your strengths
  • 18

    Design something cool in the MakerSpace
  • 19

    Join a long line of Graland knights who vow to live a life of character
  • 20

    Invent a new product in the Gates Invention and Innovation Program
  • 21

    Learn how to be a good digital citizen
  • 22

    Dress up like a book character to make the story come alive
  • 23

    Practice French at la boulangerie

  • 24

    Present your Capstone project addressing a UN sustainability goal.
  • 25

    Get a standing ovation at a school musical
  • 26

    Solve a Tinker Time challenge in the Gates Lab
  • 27

    Speak up in a Socratic seminar
  • 28

    Learn about the natural world in Colorado's very own Rocky Mountains
  • 29

    Speak with your state representative on the steps of the US Capitol in D.C.
  • 30

    Cheer on new US citizens at a naturalization ceremony
  • 31

    Engineer a wood tower that can survive the Crushing Machine
  • 32

    Try new foods from the healthy, kid-friendly lunch menu
  • 33

    Admire student creativity in the permanent art collection
  • 34

    Celebrate Spirit Day each month
  • 35

    Record and edit your own song in the Music Studio.
  • 36

    Explore Colorado ecosystems while climbing Chief Mountain
  • 37

    Go cross country skiing on Preisser Field
  • 38

    Master composting and recycling in the dining hall
  • 39

    Run or walk in the Graland Gallop 5K
  • 40

    Practice Spanish with vendors at the farmers market
  • 41

    Research a famous person for the Biography Tea
  • 42

    Build confidence on a high ropes course

  • 43

    Own your learning!
  • 44

    Greet visitors while serving lunch at the weekly soup kitchen visit
  • 45

    Dive into the Civil Rights movement in Atlanta on the Civil Rights Trip
  • 46

    Learn to play an instrument in the music conservatory
  • 47

    Glaze your art in the clay studio

  • 48

    Show parents your learning and growth at student-led conferences
  • 49

    Try a new dish at the Celebration of Cultures Dinner
  • 50

    Lead a Lower School assembly
  • 51

    Discover your own story. Where will you GO when you GO Graland?

Graland Country Day School

Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1924, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.